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New CPD from Ecophon: Acoustic Design of the Modern Office

Content and Learning Aims of our NEW CPD.

  • The evolution of the Modern Office
  • Sound in the office and how it affects us
  • Creating the optimal acoustic environment
  • Acoustic design possibilities
  • Acoustic standards for open plan offices

Please call 01256 850989 to book one of our RIBA Approved CPD Seminar’s.

Other CPD’s available:

Ceiling Design Solutions - Module 1
Ceiling Design Solutions CPD embraces acoustics in all working environments, public buildings with common areas such as reception spaces, corridors & stairwells and to residential buildings with communal spaces. The building regulations involving Part M, Document E Section 7, Part L, BB93, and the Disability Discrimination Act’s recommendations for acoustics.

Room Acoustic Comfort - Module 2
Introduction to room acoustics, highlighting the relationship between a room, the people using it and the activity taking place there.
Outlining the relevant criteria for a space.
Fundamental knowledge of Acoustics.

Understanding of the different acoustic requirements for different types of space. Giving confidence that a range of solutions are available.

Introduction to Acoustics in Education - Module 3
This CPD discusses the reasoning behind acoustic standards in schools and the origins of Building Bulletin 93. The Seminar also covers the changes and acoustic implications of the Equalities Act 2010 set out in Document E section 7 to all public buildings.

Acoustics in Modern Teaching & Learning Environments - Module 4
Understanding the implications and contribution noise has on educational environments.
Pedagogy - the latest teaching and learning styles and exploring the changes.
How acoustics can support the transformation of Education.
Political vision.
Bremen University Research Study.
How improved acoustic conditions lower heart rate and stress levels of teachers.
Classroom acoustic recommendations and solutions.

Acoustic Design for Healthcare – Module 5

The importance of Acoustics in Healthcare.

The problem of hospital noise.

Research & Studies into effects of patient sleep, recovery and readmission rates, staff morale & performance.

Acoustics in Clean Environments - Module 6
Acoustics in clean environments, such as food & beverage manufacturing, clean rooms, and laboratories, discusses how noise affects people and production, health & safety regulations, best practice design, cleaning regimes, and interesting case studies.

Understanding and Achieving Acoustic Standards in Schools.

– Module 7


The impact of different acoustic standards in school buildings on all teachers and pupils, including the hearing impaired.
A presentation for local authorities, architects, acousticians, teachers and main contractors, incorporating the Essex Study.
Current standards and the varying options for refurbishing a classroom acoustically are discussed and analysed, with some suprising but beneficial outcomes for all.


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